Earthquakes in China: 13 dead, 175 injured
PEKIN - Thirteen people were killed and 175 people were injured in the 7-magnitude earthquake that took place in China.
According to the first estimates of the 7-magnitude earthquake that took place in the south of China's Sichuan province, 13 people lost their lives and 175 people were wounded.
The earthquake that struck at 21:19 local time yesterday in the Jiuzhaigou province center of Sichuan was recorded 20 kilometers under the ground.
According to information, 13 people died and 175 people were injured in the earthquake felt by the capital city of Chengdu and the surrounding cities, 300 kilometers away from Jiuzhaigou.
The aftershocks took place as 3 to 4 magnitudes reported, as in areas where search and rescue work continued, many buildings were destroyed or damaged. (ILKHA)